Women in an Inclusive Economy: April 19th, 2019

Upcoming conference:

Women in an Inclusive Economy

Friday, April 19th, 2019

Columbia University's Italian Academy

Luncheon at Faculty House

9:30am - 6:00pm


**Registration coming soon. For more information, please contact Lizzie Feidelson at ef2496@columbia.edu.**


  • Senator Ifigenia Martínez (Economist, diplomat and Mexican senator) (**Luncheon Speaker**)
  • Patricia Armendáriz (Social Entrepreneur/Shark Tank Mexico)
  • Graciela Chichilnisky (Economist and CEO of Global Thermostat)
  • Lisa D. Cook (Associate Professor of Economics, Michigan State University; Director, AEA Summer Program)
  • Joyce DiDonato (Multi Grammy award-winning mezzo-soprano)
  • Ianthe Dugan (Investigative journalist, most recently at the Wall Street Journal)
  • Liza Featherstone (Journalist and author of Selling Women Short)
  • Antara Haldar (Professor of Law, Cambridge University and Harvard University)
  • Kim Heirston (Private art adviser, founder of Kim Heirston Art Advisory LLC)
  • Merit Janow (Dean, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs)
  • Sylvia Nasar (Professor of Journalism, Columbia University and author, A Beautiful Mind)
  • Sandra Navidi (Founder and CEO of BeyondGlobal and author of Superhubs)
  • Carmen Reinhart (Professor of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School)
  • Saskia Sassen (Sociologist, Columbia University and Co-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought)
  • Shamina Singh (President of the Center for Inclusive Growth and Executive Vice President of Sustainability at Mastercard)
  • Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan, former Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor and member of Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama)
  • Anya Schiffrin (Director of Technology, Media, and Communications at SIPA, Columbia University)
  • Gillian Tett (US Managing Editor, Financial Times)
  • Yang Lan (Chinese media proprietor, journalist, talk show hostess; co-founder and chairperson of the Sun Media Group and the Sun Culture Foundation)